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  1. Stress Biology of Cyanobacteria

    Molecular Mechanisms to Cellular Responses

    Edited by Ashish Kumar Srivastava, Amar Nath Rai, Brett A Neilan

    A significant component of many different ecosystems, cyanobacteria occupy almost every niche of the earth, including fresh and salt waters, rice fields, hot springs, arid deserts, and polar regions. Cyanobacteria, along with algae, produce nearly half the global oxygen, making assessment of their...

    Published February 28th 2013 by CRC Press

  2. Marine Environmental Governance

    From International Law to Local Practice

    By Erika Techera

    Marine Environmental Governance: From International Law to Local Practice considers the relationship between international environmental law and community-based management of marine areas. Focusing on small island states, in which indigenous populations have to a large extent continued to maintain...

    Published February 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Principles of Sustainable Aquaculture

    Promoting Social, Economic and Environmental Resilience

    By Stuart W. Bunting

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Aquaculture is the farming of aquatic organisms, principally fish, molluscs, crustaceans and marine algae. It has seen phenomenal worldwide growth in the past fifty years and many people view it as the best solution for the provision of high quality protein to feed the world's growing population,...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Applications of Environmental Aquatic Chemistry

    A Practical Guide, Third Edition

    By Eugene R. Weiner

    Professionals and students who come from disciplines other than chemistry need a concise yet reliable guide that explains key concepts in environmental chemistry, from the fundamental science to the necessary calculations for applying them. Updated and reorganized, Applications of Environmental...

    Published December 6th 2012 by CRC Press

  5. Marine Pharmacognosy

    Trends and Applications

    Edited by Se-Kwon Kim

    Diverse and abundant, marine-derived bioactive compounds offer a plethora of pharmacologically active agents with the potential to produce valuable therapeutic entities. Marine-derived organisms, including some macroalgae, microalgae, blue-green algae, invertebrates, and vertebrates—valued in...

    Published December 5th 2012 by CRC Press

  6. Innovative Methods of Marine Ecosystem Restoration

    Edited by Thomas J. Goreau, Robert Kent Trench

    Innovative Methods of Marine Ecosystem Restoration offers a ray of hope in an increasingly gloomy scenario. This book is the first presentation of revolutionary new methods for restoring damaged marine ecosystems. It discusses new techniques for greatly increasing the recruitment, growth, survival,...

    Published December 3rd 2012 by CRC Press

  7. Ecological Biomarkers

    Indicators of Ecotoxicological Effects

    Edited by Claude Amiard-Triquet, Jean-Claude Amiard, Philip S. Rainbow

    Does a change, which affects a few biological macro-molecules, some cells, or a few individuals within a population, have any ecological significance that would allow the prediction of deleterious effects at higher levels of biological organization, namely the population, community, and ultimately...

    Published November 25th 2012 by CRC Press

  8. Echinoderms in a Changing World

    Proceedings of the 13th International Echinoderm Conference, January 5-9 2009, University of Tasmania, Hobart Tasmania, Australia

    Edited by Craig Johnson

    Echinoderms are an ancient and diverse group of marine animals with a rich fossil record. They occur abundantly in all modern oceans and at all depths, where they contribute importantly to patterns in biodiversity and to the structure and functioning of marine systems. It is therefore vital...

    Published October 29th 2012 by CRC Press

  9. Contested Forms of Governance in Marine Protected Areas

    A Study of Co-Management and Adaptive Co-Management

    By Natalie Bown, Tim S. Gray, Selina M. Stead

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

    In this book, the authors examine the governance of marine protected areas (MPA), and in particular they compare two different forms of governance – co-management (CM) and adaptive co-management (ACM). CM is characterized by the decentralization of the decision-making process, incorporating the...

    Published October 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Sustainable Coastal Management and Climate Adaptation

    Global Lessons from Regional Approaches in Australia

    Edited by Richard Kenchington, Laura Stocker, David Wood

    Sustainable Coastal Management and Climate Adaptation: Global Lessons from Regional Approaches in Australia offers an examination of the evolution of coastal adaptation, both internationally and in Australia, from a perspective that critically addresses the knowledge-governance interface and...

    Published October 2nd 2012 by CRC Press